3 days Essence tour of Beijing

Tour Code:CHINA201403
Duration: Three Days

Attractions:Tian'an Men Square, Forbidden City,Jinshan Park,Hutong, Great Wall, Lama Temple,Temple of Heaven,Summer Palace

Discover the best of Beijing and Imperial China on a private, three-day tour of the city’s top highlights, from Tian’anmen Square to the Great Wall of China. With an expert guide to take care of the details, you’ll be free to immerse yourself in Beijing history, culture, and cuisine, exploring the city at your own pace. This three-day tour includes lunch each day, all transport in a private vehicle, and entrance fees, plus a dragon boat ride at the Summer Palace during warm months.


  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included


Day 1: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Lame Temple (L)
Meet a guide at your hotel lobby in the morning. Your first stop is Tian'anmen Square, followed by a tour of the Forbidden City visit. Continue to Jingshan Park to get a bird's-eye view of the entire Forbidden City, then pause for a Chinese lunch in a nice local restaurant. In the afternoon, explore Buddhist culture at Lama Temple, 
the largest and best-preserved lamasery in Beijing. 

Day 2: Great Wall of China (Mutianyu or Huanghuacheng), photo stop at the Olympic Stadium (L)
Choose the section of the Great Wall of China that interests you most, then spend the morning exploring the historic fortifications. Following your time at the Great Wall, pause for a restaurant lunch and make a photo stop at the Beijing Olympic Stadium, where you can see the Bird Nest and Water Cube. Finish the day with return transfer to your hotel.  

Day 3: Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Flea Market, Summer Palace (L)
After morning pickup at your hotel, head to the 15th-century Temple of Heaven, the largest religious building in China. It was originally used by the Ming and Qing emperors to pay homage to heaven and to pray for a year of rich harvest, and locals now come to the temple to practice Tai Chi, sing, and dance.  . Following your time at the Temple of Heaven, browse stalls full of fake antiques, paintings, and jewels at Panjiayuan Market, then take a break for lunch. In the afternoon, head to the Summer Palace, where from April through October your tour includes a dragon boat ride after you stroll around ancient pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges, and an enormous lake.

This tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel or the airport. 


  • 3-day private Beijing tour
  • English-speaking historian guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Dragon boat ride at Summer Palace (available between April 1 to Oct.31)
  • Meals as per itinerary (L=lunch)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Cable car/toboggan tickets for the Great Wall 
  • The entrance fees for the Olympic Stadiums
  • Rickshaw tickets at hutong(optional)
  • Boat at Huanghuacheng Waterside
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • If you prefer to have different language tour guide than English one, please kindly make your booking with request 3 days advance
  • Passport name and number required at time of booking for all participants; the tickets for the Forbidden City require real name registration
  • The dragon boat ride and Huanghuacheng boat ride are not open all year round (available between April 1 to Oct.31)
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required


Tailor made tour itinerary

Unlimited changes and free charge

Authentic Oriental Civilizition

We use local rstaurants,not appointed restaurants

Local family visit

High –quality—service

Professional guide and driver

No hidden costs and tourists traps

24/7 hot-line service